Suspected insurgent killed during Songkhla shootout

A suspected insurgent was shot dead in Songkhla’s Thepha district early today (Monday) after Army troops, rangers and police joined forces to try to arrest the man.

The operation at 1am in Moo 3 village in Tambon Sakom also resulted in the arrest of two other suspected insurgents.

Police identified the slain suspect as 40 year old Hamadaho Semsun who was wanted under an arrest warrant for allegedly taking part in a robbery at a used-car tent in Songkhla on August 16, during which an employee of the tent operation was killed.

When the authorities moved in on the house, where Hamadaho was hiding with the two other suspects, the three opened fire at the officers, leading to a short gunfight.

The body of the suspect was found after the gunfight ended. The two other suspects were sent to the military’s Pattani interrogation centre for questioning.

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